Posted: 5/9/2003 1:52:18 PM EDT
From a press release of his (snippets) [B]BOLD is mine[/b]:
The NRA and other opponents of this legislation have little ammunition in their arsenal against this bill. The ban has been in effect for nearly a decade, and not one hunter has lost his right to hunt, not one homeowner has lost his power to defend his home [b](WITH 10 ROUND MAGAZINES)[/b]. We have proven that the Second Amendment can thrive while we take limited and reasonable measures to protect Americans from gun violence.
The fact of the matter is that there is no legitimate use for these weapons BUT, BUT...
and preserve the right of law enforcement officials to use and obtain newly manufactured semi-automatic assault weapons -- helping to prevent instances when law enforcement agents are outgunned by perpetrators. [B] Gee Schumer ADMITS perps are still going to get AWs[/b]
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